Amy Savage

Amy Savage


Amy Savage is active in the development of contemporary concert and marching percussion ensembles as a consultant, instructor, composer, and arranger. Currently, Amy serves as Founder and Director of the Northwood High School Indoor Percussion Theatre and is a percussion director/arranger for Northwood and Apex High Schools in North Carolina. Amy served as Director of Marching Percussion at Duke University and Co-founder of the Rhythm Alive Percussion Group. In the summer, Amy teaches at the Matt Savage and Alan Keown Marching Percussion Camps. She was guest artist-in residence at the Anglo-American School of Moscow, Russia. Amy has been a clinician and adjudicator with the Yamaha Sounds of Summer Camps, Atlantic Indoor Association (AIA), Carolina Winter Ensemble Association (CWEA), and Rocky Mountain Percussion Association (RMPA).

As a member of the World Champion Cadets, Amy was awarded the DCI Individuals Championship in ensemble percussion. During this time, she received her bachelors degree in music education from Miami University in Oxford, OH. Her extensive teaching and arranging experience with several Drum and Bugle Corps includes Encorps, Jersey Surf, Cadets (formerly Garfield Cadets), Bluecoats, Glassmen, Poynton Commodores (England), and Starriders (Germany). Amy is published with Jalen Publishing and Row-Loff Productions.

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  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    As a member of the Cadets, the DCI Championship victory performance transcended any prior musical performance of my life! The culmination of months of hard work and preparation with other amazing percussionists like Thom Hannum and Tom Aungst left an unforgettable impact on my life and career.
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    I am thankful for the many videos from other artists, educators, and composers that help to get my wheels turning. Researching literary illustrations such as the words "Sky Fire" and "Speak" can also empower my creativity.